District Attorney P. David Soares announced that OSCAR VALCARCEL, 42, of Albany, was sentenced to 25 years to Life in State Prison, before the Honorable Judge Roger D. McDonough in Albany County Supreme Court this morning.
On September 16, 2014, VALCARCEL was found guilty after a jury trial of (2) Counts of Murder in the First Degree, both Class A-I Felonies, and (3) Counts of Murder in the Second Degree, all Class A-I Felonies.
Between the hours of 9:00 pm on December 3, 2013 and 3:00 pm on December 4, 2013, at a residence on Western Avenue in the City of Albany, VALCARCEL intentionally caused the death of a victim while in the course of committing a burglary and robbery. The victim, Caleb Capen, 27, was a resident of the apartment building.
Major Offenses Unit Bureau Chief Eric Galarneau and Assistant District Attorney Jasper Mills of the Street Crimes Unit prosecuted this case.